Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID1724828
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityWinnetka, S of Tower Road between Interstate 94 and Forestway Drive
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameSkokie River
HUC12 Number071200030101
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month12
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker
Reference 1
Ref. Number:42999
Author:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF).
Date:2022
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal. Zebra mussels
Record TypeSpecimen
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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